Every student is a member of one of our four houses, all named after people with strong links to Nottingham: Potter, Torvill, Clough, Hawksley.

Potter 7.1 8.1 9.1 10.1 11.1

Head of House: Molly Doran

Sister Mary Potter helped poor and sick people in Hyson Green and surrounding areas during the second half of the 19th century. She is buried in Nottingham Cathedral.

Torvill 7.2 8.2 9.2 10.2 11.2

Head of House: Sophie Hayes

Jane Torvill is one half of the highly successful ice dancers Torvill and Dean who won gold in the 1984 winter Olympics. Jane was born in Clifton and grew up in Nottingham.

Clough 7.3 8.3 9.3 10.3 11.3

Head of House: Shannon Birkett

Brian Clough was a very successful manager of Nottingham Forest, helping them to win both League and European cups as well as reaching the FA Cup final in 1991.

Hawksley 7.4 8.4 9.4 10.4 11.4

Head of House: Haroon Malik

Thomas Hawksley was born in Arnold in 1807 and was a leading British water engineer of the nineteenth century. He was personally responsible for upwards of 150 water-supply schemes, in the British Isles and overseas.

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